A Fluoride Treatment Can Be Administered During Your Dental Checkup

The American Dental Association provides a series of recommendations to help families maintain a healthy mouth. This includes brushing your teeth twice per day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. You also need to remember to floss between each of your teeth and along the gumline at least once per day. The ADA also… Read more »

How to Handle Dental Emergencies on Vacation

Do you want to know how to handle a dental emergency on vacation? If so, our dentist, Dr. Van Parham, is more than happy to help you. This is because he doesn’t want you to suffer while you’re supposed to be relaxing and enjoying yourself. Plus, dental emergencies can be scary, and it’s best to… Read more »

In-Office Whitening vs Over-the-Counter Whitening

Are you interested in knowing the differences between in-office and over-the-counter teeth whitening treatments? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Van Parham, is happy to discuss the details of both treatments. The more you know, the better chance you have of choosing the treatment that is right for… Read more »

Information About Composite Dental Fillings

Have you ever felt like your teeth are extremely sensitive or are suffering damage that you may not see? It is entirely possible your teeth are being damaged on a microscopic level, which is why you should always clean your teeth effectively every day and visit your dentist for routine examinations. If dental erosion is… Read more »

Answer Your Questions on Dental Veneers

Assuming your smile is in good health, and your teeth are strong enough to function effectively for many years to come, additional treatments in the form of cosmetic enhancements can be beneficial for your smile. If you seek to receive a better-looking smile, a cosmetic dentistry restoration such as a dental veneer can prove to… Read more »

Healthy Gums, Healthy You

It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. That may or may not be true, but did you know that your gums are the gateway to your body? In fact, harmful bacteria can access the rest of your body through your gums, which is why it is so important to… Read more »

Common Culprits of Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be embarrassing and inconvenient. You may try using gum, mouthwash, mints, and other products to counteract bad breath, but these are only temporary solutions. A better solution is to counteract the underlying cause of bad breath, which is also called halitosis. So, what are the causes of bad breath? Certain Foods… Read more »

Fluoride Can Help Reduce Tooth Sensitivity Linked to Tooth Enamel Erosion

While tooth enamel is a very hard mineral substance, it also has a microscopically porous nature. Healthy teeth have incredibly small pores in the tooth enamel. This helps protect the sensitive internal structures of your teeth, while also making it difficult for bacterial tooth decay to develop. However, inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine… Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Dental Sealants

Are you aware of the oral health care treatments that can protect your smile from future tooth decay? If you are concerned about numerous oral health risks that can arise during the holiday season, including those due to the excessive consumption of sugary sweets and treats, consider a dental sealant treatment to protect your smile…. Read more »

Early Problems with Oral Atrophy Might Be Countered with Denture Adhesive

A complete denture is often the most effective way to restore your basic oral function without having to resort to the oral surgery involved in restoring multiple teeth with dental implant supported bridges. The removable dental appliance is custom designed by Dr. Van Parham and his staff specialists to match the remaining structure of your… Read more »